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I’m on Top of the World

I saw a link on Twitter to this article on Ancient Origins, a site that presumably isn’t always reliable. What it says here seems to have all been verified elsewhere, however, with nothing about aliens building the pyramids or anything. … Continue reading

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Qiblahs and Bits

Reading this entry about Muhammad’s change in the direction Muslims should pray got me thinking about how this practice started in the first place, so I did a little bit of research (mostly on Wikipedia, admittedly). The idea of facing … Continue reading

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